How to Master the Realistic Soft Shadow in Fusion

Vito LaManna Shows How to Create Super-Realistic Soft Shadows in Fusion.

Shadows are a simple thing to create in Fusion, yet if you want highly realistic shadows, soft shadows, that is a bit more work. Master Fusion guy Vito LaManna shares a trick that you can use to create the valued soft shadow effect, using Fusion Trails tool.

The Trails node is typically used to create ghost-like trails on images and motion. The node is meant to create an interesting effect when applied to moving images with an alpha channel. Vito shows how you can use it to create that nice shadow effect that brings more realism into your scenes.